Tips for buying a ripe watermelon
A good watermelon has a symmetrical shape ... A greenish-white color beneath the outermost layer of the rind indicates a ripe watermelon. Try the thump test. If you know what you are listening for, you can also tell if a watermelon is ripe by thumping ...
10 ways to put watermelon to use this summer
Up to 20pc of watermelons are rejected by supermarkets each year as they are odd shapes or have scars on their rinds. These perfectly good watermelons are then left to rot. So the Agricultural Research service is investigating mobile units travelling to ...
Carytown Watermelon Festival: Good for business?
Co-owner Stan McCulloch said that when Mongrel opened, the Watermelon Festival was ... “Overall, it’s a good, hectic day.” She said that the store no longer allows patrons to bring in watermelons after employees found rinds and seeds scattered ...
Any way you slice it, watermelon is summer's gem
Other good nutrition news is that watermelon is low in calories (only 80 calories in ... All parts of the watermelon are edible, from the flesh to the rind to the seeds, Barlow says. And forget that old myth about what may happen if you swallow any seeds.
Why Is Watermelon Good for Blood Pressure?
but most have red flesh and thick green rinds that are often spotted or striped. A concentrated source of antioxidants and amino acids, watermelon also contains powerful nutrients that play some role in reducing blood pressure, according to the U.S ...